The U.S. evacuated 240 of its citizens from China’s coronavirus-infected region, Wuhan City, Hubei Province. This is reported by KTUU.
It is known that Boeing-747, carrying 240 Americans, made a stop at Anchorage International Airport in Alaska. It is noted that there will be a health check of all passengers, after which the plane will go to California. At the same time, the Ministry of Health noted that people with suspicions of coronavirus were not taken on the flight.
Reuters also reports that the first Japanese board with 206 citizens of this country flew from China on the night of January 29, two of them have symptoms of disease. Russia is negotiating with Chinese authorities to evacuate citizens from Wuhan and the entire Hubei province.
Earlier, the U.S. State Department said that the U.S. authorities’ ability to evacuate its citizens from Wuhan in connection with the outbreak of the Chinese Coronavirus 2019-nCoV is limited. Priority in this matter is given to those who are at greater risk of contracting the virus. In particular, we are talking about the staff of the diplomatic mission.
On 28 January, it was reported that the number of victims of the Coronavirus had exceeded 100. A total of at least 6,000 people have been infected. The first case of infection was recorded in Wuhan. In addition to China, cases were recorded in Japan, South Korea, Thailand, the United States, Germany and Australia. The virus is transmitted from person to person. Its symptoms are fever, fatigue and coughing with sputum.